Income/capita 61%
Household income 65%
Unemployment 268%
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IndexDruid Hills SouthCharlotteNorth Carolina
Income per capita$11,515$33,050$26,779
Median household income$19,295$55,599$48,256
Median income owner occupied$0$77,185$61,102
Median income renter occupied$0$38,174$31,027
Median earnings male$13,194$36,948$32,737
Median earnings female$13,125$28,659$25,062
Unemployment rate17.1%6.1%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a15.8%16.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Druid Hills South is 61% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Druid Hills South is 65% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Druid Hills South is 268% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Druid Hills South is 100% lower than the national average

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      Druid Hills South median earnings by income bracket

      Druid Hills South employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.1%5.8%
      Public administration0.0%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%3.5%
      Education, health & social services1.5%59.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tega Cay, SC9,026$120,346117.5%
      Huntersville, NC51,701$90,63363.8%
      Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86560.6%
      Stallings, NC14,759$80,85846.2%
      Lake Wylie, SC11,472$77,29839.7%
      Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5990.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Worth, TX815,930$54,8760.8%
      Columbus, OH837,038$47,15614.8%
      Winnipeg, MB775,440n/a 
      Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122.1%
      San Francisco, CA850,282$87,70158.5%
      Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5990.5%
      Source: The Druid Hills South, Charlotte, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).